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Lexicon :: Strong's G987 - blasphēmeō

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βλασφημέω
Transliteration
blasphēmeō
Pronunciation
blä-sfā-me'-ō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
34x in 21 unique form(s)
TR
35x in 22 unique form(s)
LXX
4x in 4 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:621,107

Trench's Synonyms: cvii. Additional Synonyms

Strong’s Definitions

βλασφημέω blasphēméō, blas-fay-meh'-o; from G989; to vilify; specially, to speak impiously:—(speak) blaspheme(-er, -mously, -my), defame, rail on, revile, speak evil.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 35x

The KJV translates Strong's G987 in the following manner: blaspheme (17x), speak evil of (10x), rail on (2x), blasphemer (1x), speak blasphemy (1x), blasphemously (1x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 35x
The KJV translates Strong's G987 in the following manner: blaspheme (17x), speak evil of (10x), rail on (2x), blasphemer (1x), speak blasphemy (1x), blasphemously (1x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. to speak reproachfully, rail at, revile, calumniate, blaspheme

  2. to be evil spoken of, reviled, railed at

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
βλασφημέω blasphēméō, blas-fay-meh'-o; from G989; to vilify; specially, to speak impiously:—(speak) blaspheme(-er, -mously, -my), defame, rail on, revile, speak evil.
STRONGS NT 987: βλασφημέω
βλασφημέω, -ῶ; imperfect ἐβλασφήμουν; 1 aorist ἐβλασφήμησα; passive [present βλασφημοῦμαι]; 1 future βλασφημηθήσομαι; (βλάσφημος, which see); to speak reproachfully, rail at, revile, calumniate (Vulg. blasphemo); absolutely: Luke 22:65; Acts 13:45; Acts 18:6; Acts 26:11; 1 Timothy 1:20; 1 Peter 4:4; with accusative of person or thing (as in later Greek, Josephus, Plutarch, Appian, etc.): Matthew 27:39; Mark 3:28 L T Tr WH; Mark 15:29; Luke 23:39; Titus 3:2; James 2:7; Jude 1:10; with the cognate noun βλασφημίαν, to utter blasphemy (Plato, legg. 7, p. 800 c.; see ἀγαπάω at the end), Mark 3:28 R G (where L T Tr WH ὅσα for ὅσας, see above); [followed by ἐν, 2 Peter 2:12; cf. Alexander Buttmann as at end, and see ἀγνοέω, a.]. Passive βλασφημοῦμαι to be evil spoken of, reviled, railed at: Romans 3:8; Romans 14:16; 1 Corinthians 4:13 (T WH Tr marginal reading δυσφημούμενοι); 1 Corinthians 10:30; Titus 2:5; 2 Peter 2:2; τὸ ὄνομά τινος, Romans 2:24; 1 Timothy 6:1. Specifically, of those who by contemptuous speech intentionally come short of the reverence due to God or to sacred things (for גִדֵּף, 2 Kings 19:6, 22 cf. 2 Kings 19:4; cf. Grimm on 2 Macc. 10:34); absolutely: Matthew 9:3; Matthew 26:65; Mark 2:7 L T Tr WH; [John 10:36]; τὸν θεόν, Revelation 16:11, 21; τὴν θεάν, Acts 19:37 (G L T Tr WH τὴν θεόν); τὸ ὄνομα τοῦ θεοῦ, Revelation 13:6; Revelation 16:9; τὸ πνεῦμα τοῦ θεοῦ (βλασφημεῖται), 1 Peter 4:14 Rec.; δόξας, Jude 1:8; 2 Peter 2:10 (see δόξα, III. 3 b. γ.); εἰς τὸ πνεῦμα τὸ ἅγ. Mark 3:29; Luke 12:10 (εἰς θεούς, Plato, rep. 2, p. 381 e.). The earlier Greeks say βλασφ. εἴς τινα, περί or κατά τινος; [on the N. T. constructions cf. Winers Grammar, 222 (208); 629 (584); Buttmann, 146 (128)].

Related entry:
See STRONGS NT 987: δυσφημέω
δυσφημέω, -ῶ: [present passive δυσφημοῦμαι]; (δύσφημος); to use ill words, defame; passive to be defamed, 1 Corinthians 4:13 T WH Tr marginal reading (1 Macc. 7:41; in Greek writings from Aeschylus Agam. 1078 down.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Kings
19:4; 19:6; 19:22
Matthew
9:3; 26:65; 27:39
Mark
2:7; 3:28; 3:28; 3:29; 15:29
Luke
12:10; 22:65; 23:39
John
10:36
Acts
13:45; 18:6; 19:37; 26:11
Romans
2:24; 3:8; 14:16
1 Corinthians
4:13; 4:13; 10:30
1 Timothy
1:20; 6:1
Titus
2:5; 3:2
James
2:7
1 Peter
4:4; 4:14
2 Peter
2:2; 2:10; 2:12
Jude
1:8; 1:10
Revelation
13:6; 16:9; 16:11; 16:21

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G987 matches the Greek βλασφημέω (blasphēmeō),
which occurs 39 times in 35 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:3 - And at once some of the scribes said within themselves, “This Man blasphemes!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:65 - Then the high priest tore his clothes, saying, “He has spoken blasphemy! What further need do we have of witnesses? Look, now you have heard His blasphemy!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:39 - And those who passed by blasphemed Him, wagging their heads
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:28 - “Assuredly, I say to you, all sins will be forgiven the sons of men, and whatever blasphemies they may utter;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:29 - “but he who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit never has forgiveness, but is subject to eternal condemnation”—
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:29 - And those who passed by blasphemed Him, wagging their heads and saying, “Aha! You who destroy the temple and build it in three days,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:10 - “And anyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him; but to him who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit, it will not be forgiven.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:65 - And many other things they blasphemously spoke against Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:39 - Then one of the criminals who were hanged blasphemed Him, saying, “If You are the Christ,[fn] save Yourself and us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:36 - “do you say of Him whom the Father sanctified and sent into the world, ‘You are blaspheming,’ because I said, ‘I am the Son of God’?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:45 - But when the Jews saw the multitudes, they were filled with envy; and contradicting and blaspheming, they opposed the things spoken by Paul.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:6 - But when they opposed him and blasphemed, he shook his garments and said to them, “Your blood be upon your own heads; I am clean. From now on I will go to the Gentiles.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:37 - “For you have brought these men here who are neither robbers of temples nor blasphemers of your[fn] goddess.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:11 - “And I punished them often in every synagogue and compelled them to blaspheme; and being exceedingly enraged against them, I persecuted them even to foreign cities.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:24 - For “the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you,”[fn] as it is written.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:8 - And why not say, “Let us do evil that good may come”?—as we are slanderously reported and as some affirm that we say. Their condemnation is just.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:16 - Therefore do not let your good be spoken of as evil;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:13 - being defamed, we entreat. We have been made as the filth of the world, the offscouring of all things until now.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:30 - But if I partake with thanks, why am I evil spoken of for the food over which I give thanks?
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 1:20 - of whom are Hymenaeus and Alexander, whom I delivered to Satan that they may learn not to blaspheme.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:1 - Let as many bondservants as are under the yoke count their own masters worthy of all honor, so that the name of God and His doctrine may not be blasphemed.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:5 - to be discreet, chaste, homemakers, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be blasphemed.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:2 - to speak evil of no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing all humility to all men.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:7 - Do they not blaspheme that noble name by which you are called?
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:4 - In regard to these, they think it strange that you do not run with them in the same flood of dissipation, speaking evil of you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:14 - If you are reproached for the name of Christ, blessed are you, for the Spirit of glory and of God rests upon you.[fn] On their part He is blasphemed, but on your part He is glorified.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:2 - And many will follow their destructive ways, because of whom the way of truth will be blasphemed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:10 - and especially those who walk according to the flesh in the lust of uncleanness and despise authority. They are presumptuous, self-willed. They are not afraid to speak evil of dignitaries,
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:12 - But these, like natural brute beasts made to be caught and destroyed, speak evil of the things they do not understand, and will utterly perish in their own corruption,
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:8 - Likewise also these dreamers defile the flesh, reject authority, and speak evil of dignitaries.
Unchecked Copy BoxJde 1:10 - But these speak evil of whatever they do not know; and whatever they know naturally, like brute beasts, in these things they corrupt themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 13:6 - Then he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme His name, His tabernacle, and those who dwell in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:9 - And men were scorched with great heat, and they blasphemed the name of God who has power over these plagues; and they did not repent and give Him glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:11 - They blasphemed the God of heaven because of their pains and their sores, and did not repent of their deeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:21 - And great hail from heaven fell upon men, each hailstone about the weight of a talent. Men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail, since that plague was exceedingly great.
 
 
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